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Carpe Diem:
Canadian Anthology of Haiku / Anthologie Canadienne du Haïku (bilingual English/French)

Written by
Francine Chicoine
Edited by
Terry Ann Carter

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200 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888873569
$19.95 CA

This book is in stock and ships within 48 hours of receipt of order.

About the Book To write a haiku is to observe and give a voice to the present moment. It is the reader´s turn to dream, to plunge into the written word and seize this instant. As Horace once said: Carpe diem.

Carpe diem has eighty contributors and is the first Canadian anthology that represents both official languages equally. Each of the poets is given equal representation, that is, four haiku. Only the words of introduction from both publishers have been translated.

Écrire un haïku, c´est observer et nommer l´instant présent. Au tour du lecteur de rêver, de croire à l´écriture et de saisir cet instant. Comme Horace l´eût écrit : Carpe diem.

Cette anthologie regroupe quatre-vingts poétes, quarante francophones et autant d´anglophones. Elle comprend 320 haïkus, soit quatre par auteur, et seuls les textes liminaires ont été traduits.

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About the Authors Terry Ann Carter
   Terry Ann Carter has taught language arts from kindergarten to college. She serves The League of Canadian Poets as Education Chair, Haiku Canada as Vice President, and is a member of the Haiku Society of America and the Canadian Authors Association. Carter was the Random Acts of Poetry poet for Ottawa, 2005.

Francine Chicoine
Marie Amiot
nick avis
Winona Baker
Blanca Baquero
Micheline Beaudry
Janick Belleau
Patricia Benedict
Maxianne Berger
Hélène Boissé
Hélène Bouchard
Linda Brousseau
Terry Ann Carter
France Cayouette
Francine Chicoine
Claudia Coutu Radmore
Gracia Couturier
Nane Couzier
Dina E. Cox
DeVar Dahl
elehna de sousa
Jean Dorval
Claire Du Sablon
Michael Dudley
Marje A. Dyck
Ginette Fauquet
Muriel Phyllis Ford
Alice Frampton
Marco Fraticelli
Jacques Gauthier
Irene Golas
Ann Goldring
LeRoy Gorman
Dorothy Howard
Marshall Hryciuk
Tim Jamieson
Hans Jongman
Jean Anne Jorgensen
Ava Kar
Philomene Kocher
Anita Krumins
Hélène Larocque-Nolin
Carol Lebel
Carmen Leblanc
Hélène Leclerc
Céline Lefebvre
Angela Leuck
Angèle Lux
Carole MacRury
Carmen Marois
Louve Mathieu
Vicki McCullough
Robert Melançon
Joanne Morcom
Benoît Moreault
Danyelle Morin
Bertrand Nayet
Jeanne Painchaud
Monique Parent
Michel Pleau
Nancy Prasad
Alain Raimbault
Ray Rasmussen
Lyne Richard
Claude Rodrigue
Bruce Ross
Hélène Roussy
Gilles Ruel
Grant Savage
Guy Simser
Karen Sohne
Richard Stevenson
George Swede
Anne-Marie Tanguay
Denise Therriault-Ruest
François-Bernard Tremblay
Jessica Tremblay
Louise Vachon
Joscelyn Vaillancourt
Naomi Wakan
Michael Dylan Welch

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